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Old June 18th, 2017, 01:19 PM   #1
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What 5 speed?

Hey guys,
Looking for anyone who's done a 5 speed in a '72 A body. Don't want to do the Tremec, too much involved. Any others that'll work?
Engine will be 500+hp/tq small block.

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Old June 18th, 2017, 01:43 PM   #2
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I think Richmond made a 5 speed that was pretty stout. Don't blame you about the Tremec because of possibly having to modify the tunnel. Doug Nash also had a 5 speed that was used in drag cars but not sure if it was a synchronized unit other not.

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Old June 18th, 2017, 02:16 PM   #3
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Mark, not sure if there still available I have the Legend LGT700 5 speed in a 70 it fit with no floor modifications. I got it from Bowler Transmission but Waldon Speed Shop and Jodys Transmissions had them available at the time. McLeod has one also but not as strong.

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...because of possibly having to modify the tunnel.
Good thing I didn't know that when I started. Not only trans tunnel but floor reinforcing and driveshaft tunnel (to maintain geometry of u-joint angles).
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Old June 18th, 2017, 07:56 PM   #5
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He may know. Was very helpful when I bought my Muncie.
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Old June 19th, 2017, 05:42 AM   #6
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All great info thank you!!
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